New York City is popping with Hampton-based artists. Look for new solo shows by Clifford Ross, Audrey Flack and Jackie Black. A solo show of work by Syd Solomon (1917-2004) also continues this month. May brings Frieze New York and Frieze Week with multiple satellite art fairs alighting in New York City. Expect to find Hamptons galleries Eric Firestone Gallery (NADA), Birnam Wood, Mark Borghi Fine Art and Keszler Gallery (Art Miami New York) among the exhibitors. Continue scrolling to see the full list of Hamptons connections in New York City in May.
MAY 1 (FRIDAY)
"MEMORY, MOOD AND MOMENTS” opens on May 1 at Studio 26 Gallery in the East Village. An Opening Reception takes place on May 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through May 10. The exhibition is curated by Marilyn Stevenson and presented by Marilyn Stevenson Projects. Exhibiting artists are Danielle Epstein, Susan Zises and Joyce Korotkin. Danielle Epstein is based in Sag Harbor and NYC. Susan Zises is based in Water Mill and NYC.
Studio 26 Gallery is located at 179 East 3rd Street, Manhattan, NY 10009. www.studio26eastvillage.com.
MAY 3 (SUNDAY)
"FILM SCREENING AND CLOSING RECEPTION: CITY LIMIT” takes place on May 3 from noon to 6 p.m. at The Journal Gallery in Brooklyn. Artists starring in the film include Rosa Barba, Cyprien Gaillard, Phill Niblock and Dennis Oppenheim. Dennis Oppenheim (1938 – 2011) was based in The Hamptons.
The Journal Gallery is located at 106 North 1st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249. www.thejournalgallery.com
MAY 4 (MONDAY)
"CURTAIN UP! FOURTH ANNUAL HONORS BENEFIT” takes place on May 4 at 6 p.m. at Joe’s Pub on the Lower East Side. The event benefits Bay Street Theater and includes a preview of the Summer Mainstage Season. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6 p.m. and the curtain will go up at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $150 to $3000. Bay Street Theater is located in Sag Harbor.
Joe’s Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003. www.baystreet.org.
MAY 6 (WEDNESDAY)
"JACKIE BLACK’S THE GUN SHOW” opens on May 6 at Senaspace in TriBeCa. An Opening Reception takes place in May 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 20. The show features fourteen photographs of collectible pistols. Jackie Black is based on Shelter Island.
Senaspace is located at 229 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013. www.jackieblack.com.
MAY 7 (THURSDAY)
"AUDREY FLACK: THE ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST YEARS” opens on May 7 at Hollis Taggart Galleries on the Upper East Side. An Opening Reception takes place on May 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 6. Audrey Flack is based in the Hamptons.
Hollis Taggart Galleries is located at 958 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021. www.hollistaggart.com.
MAY 14 (THURSDAY)
"CLIFFORD ROSS: THE ABSTRACT EDGE: PHOTOGRAPHS, 1996-2001” opens on May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at RYAN LEE in Chelsea. An Opening Reception will be held on May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 27. Two photographic series by Clifford Ross, Waves and Grain, will be on view. Clifford Ross is based in the Hamptons.
RYAN LEE is located at 515 West 26th Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10001. www.ryanleegallery.com.
"SPIRITUAL AMERICA THE CATALOG 1983-1984 BOOK SIGNING" takes place on May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dorian Grey Gallery in the East Village. Sandra Hale Schulman will be signing her book chronicling the early East Village art scene. Sandra Hale Schulman is a contributor to Hamptons Art Hub, which is based in Sag Harbor.
Dorian Grey Gallery is located at 437 East 9th Street, New York, NY 10009. www.doriangreygallery.com.
"GENTLEMAN’S GAME: FANTASTIC PLANET” opens on May 14 at One Art Space in TriBeCa. An Opening Reception will be held on May 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through May 24, 2015. The show features recent work by Gentleman’s Game, a collaboration between artists Brandon Friend and Jason Douglas Griffin. The show is presented by Damien A Roman Fine Art and One Art Space. Art dealer Damien A Roman Fine Art is based in the Hamptons.
MAY 16 (SATURDAY)
“ARTIST RECEPTION FOR JOHN HAUBRICH" takes place on May 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Effeti Showroom in Chelsea. The reception is part of Wanted Design, International Design Fair, taking place from May 15 to 18. John Haubrich is based in East Hampton and NYC.
"NIGHT CAGE: BRIAN KOKOSKA & CHLOE SIEBERT" opens May 16 at Johannes Vogt Gallery in Chelsea. An Opening Reception takes place on May 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 19. For this installation, Kokoska has altered the gallery space entirely in baby pink using subtle variations in wall and carpet shades to set a disruptive and soothing environment for both his and Seibert's works. Kokoska will present hypnotic paintings of faces and monochromatic acquired object sculptures. Siebert will present two wall sculptures and a large head statue incorporating scale and expression to evoke psychological responses. Brian Kokoska is based in Water Mill and NYC.
Johannes Vogt Gallery is located at 526 W 26th Street Suite 205, New York, NY 10001. www.vogtgallery.com.
MAY 28 (THURSDAY)
“KY ANDERSON: HOVER” opens on May 28 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea. An Opening Reception will be held on June 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 27. Anderson will present abstract paintings on canvas and new works on paper that channel the primitive origins of drawing.
"SYDNEY LICHT: PACKAGED GOODS” opens on May 28 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea. An Opening Reception will be held on June 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 27. Licht will present new still-life paintings exploring the materiality of paint and color relationships.
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts has a gallery in Bridgehampton.
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is located at 529 W. 20th St., Ste. 6W, New York, NY 10011. www.markelfinearts.com.
MAY 17 (SUNDAY)
"THE MAGIC OF LANDSCAPE" by BETH BARRY closes on May 17 at Julio Valdez Project Space in East Harlem. Beth Barry has studios in East Hampton and Brooklyn.
Julio Valdez Project Space is located at 176 East 106th Street, New York, NY 10029. www.jvsprojectspace.com.
MAY 23 (SATURDAY)
"ANNE NEELY: WATER STORIES" closes on May 23 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea. Neely's abstract paintings reference nature and water conservation issues.
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is located at 529 W. 20th Street, Ste. 6W, New York, NY 10011. www.markelfinearts.com. A second gallery is located in Bridgehampton, N.Y.
"SYD SOLOMON: Swingscape Paintings from the 1970s" closes on May 23 at Berry Campbell Gallery in Chelsea. The show features a curated selection of fifteen paintings highlighting this important period in the artist’s career. Syd Solomon (1917-2004) divided his time between East Hampton, NY and Sarasota, FL.
Berry Campbell Gallery is located at 530 W 24th Street, New York, NY 10011. www.berrycampbell.com.
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